With stunning views across the bay and a vibrant village feel, less than 20 kilometres from the CBD, you’ll feel like you’re on holiday all year round in Sandringham.
If it’s a tipple you’re after, then head into Sidebar where you’ll find an extensive selection of local and international wines. Stay and have a glass or buy a bottle to take home. Offering regular wine tasting events and a rich and flavoursome food menu, a world of wine awaits at Sidebar.
Set within a striking contemporary interior with echoes of traditional Japanese izakayas and craftsmanship, is Y14. Recently expanded to meet its growing popularity, Chef Tatsuya Yamazaki has produced a flavour-injected menu served alongside a premium drop. Choose from such local favourites as Y14 fried chicken (YFC), wagyu tataki and pork gyoza.
For a decadent dining experience, reserve a table at the newly opened Baia Di Vino. The sophistication and elegance in its design is topped only by the mouth-watering menu. Boasting an enviable assembly of contemporary creations and a wine list just shy of 200, it is little wonder Baia Di Vino is fast becoming a local institution.
After building successful careers as accountants, husband and wife team JJ and Max Song decided to throw it all in and follow their two passions. Founded on a love for a great brunch and positive vibes, Black Squirrel manages to deliver exactly that. With delicious menu options and a light-hearted atmosphere, this dynamic duo will leave you satiated and smiling for the rest of your day.
All of your style needs will be met at Village Import, a boutique store stocking a diverse range of unique clothing, jewellery, gifts and accessories. For those not fashion faint, you’ll also find a carefully curated collection of statement jewellery and headpieces, replete with feathers and fur.
A painter for over 20 years, each artwork on display in the Kirsten Jackson Gallery personifies the artist herself. Awash with abstract blissful colours, each painting is imbued with a sense of play and joy. Open by appointment, spying a glimpse behind the scenes to the studio tucked away at the rear of the gallery is a must!
A few doors down is Café Local Italian, an eatery paying homage to the Italian café lifestyle. Stop by to spoil yourself with a great tasting coffee and panini or perhaps stay for a meal. The rich, cosy interior complete with the quintessential Vespa will make you feel like you’re at home in Café Local Italian.
Just around the corner and serving Instagram-worthy lunch, brunch and drinks, you’ll find Syndicate Room Café. Colourful, playful and scrumptious, eating has never been so much fun. Choosing between delectably decadent or calorie-conscious options, you can rest assured it’s all equally delicious. Local tip: try the Taro Pancakes and the Green Smoothie. Heavenly!
A well-established suburb, bursting with eateries and bars and with the beach right at your doorstep, you’ll find a lot to love about Sandringham.